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Understanding art objects : thinking through the eye /

by Godfrey, Tony; Sotheby's Institute.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Farnham : Lund Humphries, 2009Description: 176 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781848220164 (cased) :; 1848220162 (cased) :.Other title: Thinking through the eye.Subject(s): Art appreciation | Art objects | Aesthetics
Contents:
Introduction. What, where and when : how and why we look at works o art / Tony Godfrey -- What? John Singleton Copley's miniature self-portrait and portrait of Moses Gill / Carrie Rebora Barratt ; The Countess of Dysart's backstools / Megan Aldrich ; What's in a box? The many layers of a seventeenth-century lacquer casket / Julia Hutt ; Joseph Kosuth's One and three chairs, 1965 / Eugene Tan ; David Reed : No. 286-2, 1990-2 / Tony Godfrey -- Where? A l'enseigne de Gersaint by Jean-Antoine Watteau : from shop sign to masterpiece / Catherine Morel ; Kabuto with symbolic tower and Kazari : displaying the decorative in Edo Japan / James Malpas ; The eroticised Victorian child : Mrs Holford's daughter / Juliet Hacking ; 127 cuerpos : Teresa Margolles and the aesthetics of commemoration / Anthony Downey -- When? The Jenkins Venus : reception in the art world and the market / David Bellingham ; On the wings of a dove : Jacob Epstein's Doves, third version, 1914-15 / Bernard Vere ; Marcel Breuer's Wassily chair : a design icon of the 1920s / Elisabeth Darby ; Gerhard Richter's Tante Marianne revisited / Anna Moszynska.
Summary: Essays written by teachers and consultants at Sotheby's Institute.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction TH GOD 2009 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by James Edwards on 11 January 2017 2017-0306
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction. What, where and when : how and why we look at works o art / Tony Godfrey -- What? John Singleton Copley's miniature self-portrait and portrait of Moses Gill / Carrie Rebora Barratt ; The Countess of Dysart's backstools / Megan Aldrich ; What's in a box? The many layers of a seventeenth-century lacquer casket / Julia Hutt ; Joseph Kosuth's One and three chairs, 1965 / Eugene Tan ; David Reed : No. 286-2, 1990-2 / Tony Godfrey -- Where? A l'enseigne de Gersaint by Jean-Antoine Watteau : from shop sign to masterpiece / Catherine Morel ; Kabuto with symbolic tower and Kazari : displaying the decorative in Edo Japan / James Malpas ; The eroticised Victorian child : Mrs Holford's daughter / Juliet Hacking ; 127 cuerpos : Teresa Margolles and the aesthetics of commemoration / Anthony Downey -- When? The Jenkins Venus : reception in the art world and the market / David Bellingham ; On the wings of a dove : Jacob Epstein's Doves, third version, 1914-15 / Bernard Vere ; Marcel Breuer's Wassily chair : a design icon of the 1920s / Elisabeth Darby ; Gerhard Richter's Tante Marianne revisited / Anna Moszynska.

Essays written by teachers and consultants at Sotheby's Institute.

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